Sponsor Overview: 

Aspire, Ad Astra’s annual conference focuses on student success while providing opportunities for new connections, strategies, and community building. This year we're excited to bring our sponsors both a fully immersive digital experience and an unforgettable opportunity at our in-person product showcase!  

With a continuation of hosting key thought leaders, influential member organizations, and institutions that are making an impact in higher education, our sponsors are receiving immense opportunities to increase their brand exposure and create intentional engagements! Ad Astra would be thrilled for you to partner with us to inspire today’s academic forefront as they plan the future of higher education in a post-pandemic landscape. 

Learn more about our available sponsor packages below!

A New Way to Sponsor 

This year we're presented with a unique opportunity to reach highly engaged leaders, faculty, and staff at institutions and organizations nationwide that are keeping student success at the forefront of their operations. We are excited to announce that we have three unique opportunities for sponsors to showcase their brand. 



Aspire21 Virtual

  • Enagage with 1,000+ attendees
  • Access valuable attendee insights
  • Increase brand recognition


In-person Product Showcase

  • Amplified brand visibility
  • Face-to-face networking
  • Enhanced sponsorship opportunities



  • Exclusive early-bird pricing


Sponsor Benefits: 

All sponsors, regardless of the level of support, will receive the following benefits: 

Complimentary Registrations: Two complimentary Virtual Sponsor registrations 

Aspire21 Website Visibility: Recognition on the Aspire dedicated sponsor webpage with logo, description, and link to the sponsor’s website  


Sponsorship Packages

Package Ground Control


Virtual + In-Person
Availability 15 spots 10 spots 6 spots
Price $1000 $2500 $7500

Virtual Booth with dynamic panel

Virtual Banner Ad

Live Chat rooms to meet with conference participants

External resource linking
Virtual booth reporting

One virtual pre-recorded 45-minute session

Two customizable virtual push notifications  
Inclusion in conference sponsorship spotlight emails  
One social promotion for Aspire21 virtual conference    

In-person booth

(table and two chairs)


Two complimentary product showcase registrations

(meal functions included)


Branded sponsor at happy hour event

(+admittance to happy hour)


Tailored pre-conference email promotion for product showcase


Early bird pricing and priority registration for Aspire22 Roadshow



Ala Carte Menu


Virtual Conference Exposure

  • $200 - Virtual registration
  • $100 - Inclusion in pre-conference sponsorship highlight email 
    • Logo and company description 
  • $500 - Social Promotion  
    • Co-branded graphic externally linked
  • $500 - Pre-recorded virtual session (placed in the virtual content library) 
  • $250 - Virtual sponsor commercial (played before a session starts) 
  • $250 - Inclusion in post-conference sponsorship highlight email  
    • Logo, custom message, and linking 

In-Person Product Showcase Exposure 


  • $200 - One item for In-person swag bag 
    • Items provided by sponsor and shipped to Ad Astra
    • Size constraints: maximum
      of 6"x 6"x 6"
  • $1000 - Branded Sponsor of a Regional Client Dinner  (6 spots available)
    • Opportunity for a sponsor branded gift given to dinner attendees

Claim Your Sponsorship

We’re excited to have you join us as a valued sponsor! To complete your sponsor registration, click the button below! 


Complete this form to register

Have questions or need more information? Reach out to aspire@aais.com.